Our client was the passenger in an SUV being driver on icy winter roads. The driver was driving too fast for the conditions and rolled the SUV several times down a highway. Our client suffered multiple fractures and lacerations. This case settled at mediation for $264,571, just shy of the applicable policy limits and in addition to what the insurer had already paid toward our client’s medical expenses.
Our client sustained injuries to his wrist and shoulder while unloading lumber from a truck. The workers’ compensation insurer denied coverage of the injury, but when Dwyer Williams Dretke PC took the matter to trial, the jury awarded our client $314,000.
During takeoff on a flight, a bag fell from an overhead bin and hit our client directly on the head. He suffered neck and shoulder injuries from the impact, which required corrective surgery. The airline’s insurance company denied liability. We took the matter to a judicial settlement conference and received $325,000 for our client.
During a roll-over accident, our client sustained complex right ear lacerations and avulsion as well as multiple lacerations to the scalp and face. These conditions required surgery and left our client with significant facial scarring. After conferring with the treating physicians, and negotiating with insurance companies numerous times, we obtained a $325,000 settlement.
Our client sustained multiple pelvis fractures during a roll-over accident. The insurance company made no settlement offer to our client before he hired us, but we were able to obtain a $345,000 settlement on his behalf.